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Stage and Screen Dancer and Choregrapher Daniel Levans Dies at 62
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld reports with great sadness the passing of Daniel Levans of a lung infection on September 15, 2015 in New York City. (more...)

BAZAZZ! A Sequined Variety Starring Rick Skye as Liza Minnelli Comes to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Rick Skye, who won the 2017 MAC Award for Best Impersonation, will star in and host Don't Tell Mama's new monthly variety show Bazaaz! A Sequined Variety. The show, which will feature Skye's heralded impersonation as Liza Minnelli singing in his own voice, will showcase award-winning impersonations, guest performers and Skye's Kit Kat Boyz. Bazaaz! A Sequined Variety will open on Friday, October 27 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Continuing to unite artists from across fields around a common theme, Damian Woetzel's innovative series, DEMO, enters into its third season with a special performance, October 20 21, 2017 in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Continuing to unite artists from across fields around a common theme, Damian Woetzel's innovative series, DEMO, enters into its third season with a special performance, October 20 21, 2017 in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Announces BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH November Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch's special guest line up for November! (more...)

BWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS Sparkles at York Little Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 29, 2015

Director Rene Staub puts on a sparkly, glittery, dancing WHITE CHRISTMAS at York (more...)

Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration to Bring Performances, Screenings, Talks and More Across NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Jerome Robbins, world renowned for his work as a choreographer and director of ballet and theater, film and television, would have been 100 years old on October 11, 2018. In honor of his life and legacy, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, partnering with other institutions across the country and around the world, will celebrate his centennial year through Spring 2019. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

? Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final 2015 - 16 installment of Chicago's hit new musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. This edition, conceived and directed by Michael Weber and Chris Carter with music direction by Nick Sula, hosted by James Earl Jones II and featuring a cast of Chicago's hottest emerging artists, takes a journey through the best of Broadway's 1949 musical season via rare multi-media visuals, songs, trivia games and sing alongs in New Faces Sing Broadway 1949, Tuesday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway. Tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. (more...)

Tony Sheldon and Ashley Brown Join Klea Blackhurst in Goodspeed's HELLO, DOLLY!; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

Dolly looks swell as ever as Goodspeed Musicals brings everyone's favorite meddlesome matchmaker to its main stage. Hello, Dolly! will run from June 28 - September 8 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be July 17, 2013. (more...)

Uptown Underground Announces Cabaret Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, adds new variety into its already packed weekly lineup of top-shelf retrotainment. (more...)

City-Wide Tour of LAND THAT I LOVE Extends for over 60 NYC Public Schools
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin & book by 4-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule into May due to popular demand & strong audience response from the first month of school tour performances across the city. Presented by leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser), Land That I Love is a special collaboration between Inside Broadway and the Irving Berlin Family & is specifically produced for New York City public schools. The tour began in January and will now be performed at over 60 NYC public schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx and Queens, with over 100 performances thru May 5 (in 2017, Inside Broadway will be serving over 50,000 New York City students with its programs). (more...)

ANNIE Announces Cast for March Premier
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast that will lead their production of ANNIE, running March 20 - April 1 at the Hobby Center for The Performing Arts. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets: Septet, Concertino and Rondo, recently performed in sold-out shows in The Harkness Dance Festival 2018 at 92Y. The program will feature live music for all works. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change to REP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets (more...)

Tickets to LCT's Annual Benefit Honoring Moss Hart, Featuring Kelli O'Hara & Stephen Colbert, Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Performance-only tickets are now on sale to the general public for ACT TWO: A SWELL PARTY WITH MOSS HART AND FRIENDS, An Evening of Songs Sketches, Scenes and More Celebrating the Genius of Moss Hart, Monday April 21 at 8pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Performers scheduled to appear in the entertainment, which will serve as the centerpiece of Lincoln Center Theater's Annual Benefit and which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, are Victoria Clark, Stephen Colbert, David Garrison, Malcolm Gets, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Byron Jennings, Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, and Lewis J. Stadlen. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Concludes Season with SPRING DESIRE, 4/25-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet's season concludes with a spring mixed repertory program of three sensual, neo-classical works in "Spring Desire," presented in ten performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, April 25 - May 6. (more...)

LIZA LIVE! Extends Through March at Don't Tell Mama; Adds Special 'Happy Birthday' Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) todays, March 5th, 12th and 26th. (more...)

Rosie's Theater Kids present PASSING IT ON 2018: An Evening of Mentorship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Founder Rosie O'Donnell and Artistic & Executive Director Lori Klinger of Rosie's Theater Kids announce that tickets are now available for purchase to  PASSING IT ON: An Evening of Mentorship taking place on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00 PM at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: Liberty University Tackles Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS; Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

In Arthur Miller's Tony Award-winning drama, ALL MY SONS, one of America's greatest playwrights weaves a tragic story about two families torn apart in the aftermath of World War II. Don't Miss Liberty University's production starting tonight. Scroll below to see the cast in action! (more...)

Tony Sheldon and Ashley Brown Join Klea Blackhurst in Goodspeed's HELLO, DOLLY!, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Dolly looks swell as ever as Goodspeed Musicals brings everyone's favorite meddlesome matchmaker to its main stage. Hello, Dolly! will run from tonight, June 28 - September 14 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be July 17, 2013. (more...)

Cast of HOLIDAY INN and More Set for Irving Berlin Events in NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will celebrate a summer of Irving Berlin special events to explore the iconic American songwriter behind "God Bless America," "White Christmas," "Blue Skies," "There's No Business Like Show Business" and countless others. (more...)

Broadway and Screen Star Allyn Ann McLerie Dies at 91
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 2, 2018

The New York Times has reported that Allyn Ann McLerie, star of stage and screen, has died at 91. She rose to attention on Broadway at age 21 in Where's Charley? before becoming a familiar star of film and television. Her daughter Iya Gaynes Falcone Brown said the cause of her mother's death was Alzheimer's disease. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st Season, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season opens Friday with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and features William Michals and Dee Roscioli, two Broadway actors, as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett respectively. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st Season, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season opens Friday with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and features William Michals and Dee Roscioli, two Broadway actors, as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett respectively. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic Musicals
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 3, 2015

Today we are shining a solo spotlight on the historically-based musicals celebrating American figures in honor of July 4! (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday, August 2. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, July 10-19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 15, 2018
by - Jul 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's GYPSY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, tonight, July 10, through July 19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st Season, Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2012

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 21st season opens Friday with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and features William Michals and Dee Roscioli, two Broadway actors, as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett respectively. (more...)

Rick Skye to Bring LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, February 13th and 20th, March 5th, 12th and 26th. Shows are at 8:00pm except for Saturday, March 12th, which is a special 'Happy 70th Birthday, Liza' evening beginning at 5:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

NYC School Tour of Irving Berlin's LAND THAT I LOVE Starts This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

In celebration of its landmark 35th anniversary season, leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway is presenting a city-wide school tour and revival of their acclaimed musical production, Irving Berlin's Land That I Love. (more...)

Rick Skye Brings LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is bringing his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE! in Concert' for four Saturdays to Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, tonight, January 23rd, January 30th and February 13th and 20th at 8:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

New Website Will Honor Irving Berlin's Legacy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The family of Irving Berlin, in conjunction with his publishers Concord Music (North America) and Universal Music Publishing Group (rest of World), has announced the launch of a new website to honor Irving Berlin in celebration of his 130th birthday. Created to pay tribute to Berlin's life and legendary works, this is the first time a dedicated digital resource has existed online for the man epitomized by Jerome Kern's famous maxim: 'Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music.' (more...)

'America' il musical torna in scena
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

NUOVALUNA PRODUZIONI PRESENTA Chiara Di Bari Simone Sibillano AMERICA IL MUSICAL di Guido Cataldo e Simone Sibillano Vincitore di due Premi Broadway World Italia 2014 Miglior Partitura - Guido Cataldo Miglior attore protagonista - Simone Sibillano con Chiara Materassi nel ruolo di Madre Cabrini E con (in ordine alfabetico) (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Season Opener- HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over!, an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

BAZAZZ! - A SEQUINED VARIETY Welcomes Nancy Witter and Miss Molly Pope
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Rick Skye, who won the 2017 MAC Award for 'Best Impersonation,' welcomes Cabaret Sensation Molly Pope and Comedian Nancy Witter to 'Bazazz! - A Sequined Variety' along with Kit Kat Boyz Ryan Lind, Diego Sayao and David Ballard on Saturday, February 24th at 8:00PM at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 43rd Street). There is a $20.00 Cover Charge and 2 drink minimum and reservations can be made by calling 212-757-0788 or visiting www.donttellmamanyc.com. The Huffington Post called the show 'Energetic, high energy...loaded with talent, laughs...and BAZAZZ!'. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet invites you to attend NYTB at New York Live Arts Benefit on February 27, 2016. (more...)

Guest Blog: Dominic McHugh On Presenting Lost Songs From THE MUSIC MAN
by Guest Blog: Dominic McHugh - Feb 23, 2018

Dr Dominic McHugh discusses rediscovering and presenting Meredith Willson's songs from The Music Man in a 60th anniversary concert at the University of Sheffield (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet invites you to attend NYTB at New York Live Arts Benefit on February 27, 2016. (more...)

Juilliard Dances Repertory 2016 to Feature Works by Paul Taylor, Jerome Robbins & Jiri Kylian
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

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New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016.  New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm.  Tickets start at $15, and are available online at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2016, by calling the Live Arts box office at 212.691.6500, or by visiting the box office, Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm and Sunday 1pm - 8pm.   (more...)

LIZA LIVE! Extends Through March at Don't Tell Mama; Adds Special 'Happy Birthday' Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) on Saturdays, March 5th, 12th and 26th. (more...)

Rick Skye to Bring LIZA LIVE! to Don't Tell Mama This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

New York's multi-award-winning Rick Skye is extending his internationally acclaimed show, 'LIZA LIVE!' through March at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, New York New York, 10036) todays, February 13th and 20th, March 5th, 12th and 26th. Shows are at 8:00pm except for Today, March 12th, which is a special 'Happy 70th Birthday, Liza' evening beginning at 5:00pm. Musical Direction is by the brilliant Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/3/2015 - THE WIZ LIVE! Airs Tonight, GIGANTIC Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 3, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE WIZ LIVE! eases on down the road tonight on NBC, and GIGANTIC opens off-Broadway! (more...)

Irving Berlin's MISS LIBERTY To Get U.K. Premiere In Concert Production With Four Cut Songs
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015

Irving Berlin's 1949 musical about the model who posed for the Statue of Liberty is rarely done. (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Cast Set for 'Making Of' Event at The Museum of Jewish Heritage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company will continue to celebrate Irving Berlin - the iconic American songwriter behind 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and countless others - with a special evening 'The Making of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' at The Museum of Jewish Heritage tonight, August 2. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces Program Change
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The NYTB REP program with a World Premiere by Richard Alston has now added encore performances of three of Jerome Robbins' rarely seen ballets: Septet, Concertino and Rondo, recently performed in sold-out shows in The Harkness Dance Festival 2018 at 92Y. The program will feature live music for all works. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Concludes Season with SPRING DESIRE, 4/25-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

The Joffrey Ballet's season concludes with a spring mixed repertory program of three sensual, neo-classical works in "Spring Desire," presented in ten performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, April 25 - May 6. (more...)

NYC-Wide School Tour of 'LAND THAT I LOVE' Extends Again
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The city-wide school tour of Irving Berlin's Land That I Love, featuring music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin, The Wedding Singer, Elf the Musical), has extended its performance schedule for the second time due to popular demand and strong audience response, with support from NYC Council Member Vincent Gentile. (more...)

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